Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer

Salary £50,000

Location Bath, South West

AJ 4859


Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 per annum plus bonus, pension, healthcare

We have an exciting opportunity for a high calibre Automation Engineer to join a FMCG manufacturing facility in Wiltshire – part of a much larger Global Group – a forward thinking and innovative market leader. The facility is commutable from Bristol, Bath, Swindon, Salisbury.

The Role

To provide Manufacturing Execution Systems, Automation support to the Factory, ensuring that all MES-Automation activities enhance business objectives, product quality and plant performance/operations. To upkeep, maintain and develop the manufacturing control systems and their interface with the wider UK network.  Management of the sites PLC networks, hardware and software inclusive of support contracts.

  • Management of the sites PLC networks, hardware and software.
  • Management of the PLC network support contracts.
  • Responsible for providing technical support and training to Technicians and Engineers.
  • MES/Automation/FAS gap analysis compliance.
  • Duty holder for MES and Automation.


About you

  • HNC/Degree in appropriate technical discipline.
  • Detailed knowledge of PC, PLC, Database and SCADA systems.
  • Proven experience in PLC/HMI programming.
  • Experienced with Rockwell Allen Bradley.
  • Experienced with Wonderware InTouch.
  • Software development, including MES, Automation, HMI screen design, database design.
  • Good knowledge of industrial IT/FAS.
  • Data transfer, communication and networking systems.
  • Process control systems knowledge.
  • Strong and highly developed fault finding and problem analysis skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Planning and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and implement capital projects.

My client can offer you an in-depth training and a development program to lift your skills and knowledge further, whilst being part of a highly motivated team.